Subject: Re: `rc.local.conf': bad name
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/01/2000 21:36:09
On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 09:16:34AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2000, Todd Vierling wrote:
> : There's a Bunch of files in /etc that use the suffix .local to indicate that
> : this is an "addendum to" or "local override for" the basename file.  This
> : would indicate, to me, that I should find site/machine specific addendums to
> : rc.conf [the config file] in rc.conf.local, and that `rc.local.conf' is a
> : config file for its basename, `rc.local'.
> I haven't heard any compelling arguments in favor of `rc.local.conf', so if
> I hear nothing by Friday ~7PM EDT, I'll change -current to flip this name to
> `rc.conf.local' and request a 1.5 pullup.

I though this had already  been discussed when this file was introduced ?

Manuel Bouyer <>